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The Odd Hours ProblemIt's Thursday, before 3:00 am. Your alarm clock rings. Within minutes, you're up and ready to attend the fourth day of your live online training class starting at 3:00 am. Your security software class, which includes a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, will continue until 11:00 am. After that, you'll get a few hours of… Read more

Tags: training, acse, best practices

I make every effort to be thorough and hit every aspect, there are times that I inadvertently omit things or skip them due to scope, time, length or applicability. I am admittedly not a Powershell guru, but I am interested to see how this plays out. Email any questions you have about this or any other topic to blog@advancedpersistentsecurity… Read more

Tags: open source, powershell

A roundup of the week’s news, commentary, and observations.This week has ended with news of what appears to yet again be the biggest hack ever. But you’re probably tired of reading about it everywhere, so I’ll keep quiet about it.A detailed account by Wired on how it made the move from plain… Read more


One of my favorite books about information security is Ghost in the Wires, by Kevin Mitnick.Kevin, of course is one of the notorious early hackers whose exploits are brilliant and quite entertaining. If you have not already done so, add that book to your reading list. This post however is not a book review.I was reminded of Kevin… Read more

Tags: physical security

Effectively utilizing threat intelligence is as much about having the right processes in place as it is about choosing the most appropriate technologies. How to best incorporate threat intelligence is an area that many enterprises have been trying to wrap their heads around for some time. Whilst we are seeing a growing level of maturity at many organizations, the question… Read more


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